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by a national security advisor could be part of the a negotiating strategy when president obama meets with afghan president on friday. >>> venezuelan officials say hugo chavez will not be able to attend his scheduled inauguration. the president of venezuela has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> there are other stories making news around the world tonight. in peru a chinook helicopter crashed in the jungle killing the five americans and 2peruvian crew members on board. none of the americans were from california. the chopper was headed to an oil rigging location. witnesses say it lost control shortly after lift off. >>> in australia, scores of wildfires are burning in several states as temperatures soar to record highs. the fires have consumed tens of thousands of acres and dozens of homes. temperatures reached 113 degrees and could go even higher. as many as 100 people are unaccounted for in one town. but so far a search has revealed no bodies. >>> and in northern ireland, three police officers were injured in a fifth consecutive night of street fights. some 100 people have been ar
when president obama meets with afghan president on friday. >>> venezuelan officials say hugo chavez will not be able to attend his scheduled inauguration. the president of venezuela has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> there are other stories making news around the world tonight. in peru a chinook helicopter crashed in the jungle killing the five americans and 2peruvian crew members on board. none of the americans were from california. the chopper was headed to an oil rigging location. witnesses say it lost control shortly after lift off. >>> in australia, scores of wildfires are burning in several states as temperatures soar to record highs. the fires have consumed tens of thousands of acres and dozens of homes. temperatures reached 113 degrees and could go even higher. as many as 100 people are unaccounted for in one town. but so far a search has revealed no bodies. >>> and in northern ireland, three police officers were injured in a fifth consecutive night of street fights. some 100 people have been arrested. the union jack used to be flown year round, now it is only display
obama prepares for a visit by afghan president hamid karzai, the white house said for the first time it's possible that no american troops will remain in afghanistan after 2014. a so-called zero option that would remove all u.s. troops by the end of next year would be be considered according to deputy security adviser benjamin rhodes. "the washington posts" some are pushing for and arguing that a smaller force would be the best way to end the costly unpopular war. >>> a military judge has refused to toss out charges against army private bradley manning who is accused of providing classified documents to wikileaks, but she is reducing any prison sentence that he may receive. the trial is set for march 6th. the judge says the former u.s. marine was objected to excessive pretrial confinement. 120 days will be removed from manning's sentence which could be as much as life in prison. >>> more turbulence for boeing's dreamliner 787 airplane. tuesday at boston's logan airport, a fuel leak on a 787 forred it to cancel takeoff and return to the gate. one day later, a different plane also at loga
after next year. president obama will talk it over with the afghan presidentiden hamid karzai friday at the white house. venezuela's government said today that president hugo chavez is too ill to attend his swearing-in for a new term on thursday. chavez, who is 58, is in cuba for cancer treatment. he hasn't spoken publicly in a month. his vice president is filling in. chavez has made a career out of bashing the united states and allied himself with iran and syria. a painting by the artist henri matisse has been recovered 25 years after it was stolen from a swedish museum. an art dealer in england was putting it up for sale when he discovered that it was listed on an international registry of stolen artwork. he says the current owner bought it in good faith 20 years the painting is valued at $1 million. it will be returned to the museum. some of the most powerful creatures in the sea may one day disappear. we'll tell you why next. hey america, even though she doesn't need them, lisa rinna is wearing the depend silhouette briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even und
to the white house who says that president obama is " "off to the idea for a total troop withdrawal when nato is operations in afghanistan in 2014. it comes just two days before an afghan president hamid karzai and president obama are scheduled to meet in washington. he initially, the administration was considering leaving up to $15 and tools behind to fight insurgents and trained afghan security forces. and i wreck, president obama decided to pull out of u.s. forces after iraqi government refused to grant immunity for eight u.s. troops who was to remain immunity for eight u.s. troops who was to remain behind immunity for eight u.s. troops who was to remain behind (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more in
a collapse of the fragile afghan state. >>> afghan president hamid karzai scheduled to meet with president obama on friday to discuss exactly this, the u.s. role in afghanistan beyond 2014. >>> now to business where the 787 dreamliner is turning into a bit of a night may for boeing as the airplanes are under investigation after back-to-back days of problems in boston. yesterday one of the jets spilled about 40 gallons of fuel on the runway at logan international airport. that's one day after an electrical fire caused by an exploding battery grounded a different dreamliner plane, also at logan airport. for more on boeing's troubles, let's go to jeff cutmoore in london. >> reporter: good morning to you. i suppose the good news here is ana has orders for 45 more jets, and they said we will to the change our orders. clearly this is a headache for boeing, because they have been beset by a slew of problems with the technicals on this wide-bodied jet. there are a whole bunch of other companies lined up here to take them, virgin airways, british airways, they will want to see some of these technic
that president obama had laid out for me. i believed that he wanted afghan sovereignty and the growth of the government to be protective. that's what i understood. so i described, i said i don't think that is enough. i think if you are going to achieve stability in afghanistan, and i think that we should, then i think it's going to take a wider approach. >> rose: in that q&a was vice president biden. >> there was none to vice president by issue. >> rose: the perception was the vice president did not think a counterinsurgency tactic was right for afghanistan and believed counterstorm using sort of common parlances was more appropriate less troops and a more focused effort to go at al-qaeda which is what you had done in iraq. >> interesting. what i had done in iraq only really matured to full effectiveness when the counterinsurgency strategy came in with general petraeus married together then we started to have real effect. i had pretty strong feelings if we're going to succeed in afghanistan we had to do both. a reporter said i was criticized in vice president biden's concept. i didn
was considering leaving up to 15,000 troops behind to train afghan security forces. but now the president is said to be open to a scenario that involves a total pull out. hamid karzai and president obama are set to meet on friday to discuss all this. >>> three of the five men charged in that rape and murder case in india have been advised to plead not guilty. they were brought into court on monday under heavy security. the case has sparked angry protests about the treatment of women and it has put a spotlight on laws against sexual assaults. the victim was attacked and beaten on a bus last month and later died. >>> medical treatment in cuba will keep hugo chavez from being sworn in for a new term. the question is does the constitution there allow the inauguration to be delayed. whole be in charge? their vice president said the in-august race should happen at a quote later date, but an opposition leader is asking the high court to decide if that's even possible. the 58-year-old venezuelan president has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> a newly married couple has quite a story to tell. they too
to leave up to 20,000 troops behind. president obama is scheduled to discuss post-2014 troop levels with afghan president karzai later this week. the united nations' world food program continues to warn its been unable to meet the demands of the millions of syrians who require assistance. the u.n. is currently feeding some 1.5 million people in syria, but around 2.5 million are believed to be in need. on tuesday, a spokesperson for u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon said aid workers have been unable to reach less than half of those requiring food aid. >> humanitarian partners continue to reach hundreds of thousands of people in syria. road closures, fuel shortages, and lack of access to conflict affected areas. since the beginning of january, the world food program has reached 800,000 people, and hopes to reach 1.5 million people with food distributions in syria this month. it is estimated 2.5 million people are in need of food assistance in syria. >> venezuela has delayed the third term swearing-in ceremony of president hugo chÁvez as he continues to receive medical treatment in
all this: u.s. and afghan negotiators at odds over granting american soldiers immunity from prosecution under afghan law, after 2014. the issue is expected to come up friday, when afghan president hamid karzai meets with president obama at the white house. but if past experience is any indicator, agreement may be hard to come by. in 2011, negotiations to leave american trainers in iraq broke down over the immunity question and no u.s. troops remain there. for more on the troop levels after 2014 we get two views: bing west fought in the vietnam war with the marines and served as assistant secretary of defense during the reagan administration. he's traveled frequently to afghanistan and authored eight books including "the wrong war: grit, strategy and the way out of afghanistan." and celeste ward gventer was a deputy assistant secretary of defense in 2006 and 2007. she also served as an advisor to u.s. political and military leaders in iraq. she's now at the university of texas in austin. and we thank you both for joining us. bing west, to you first, is it a good idea to even
's the possibility that the united states will pull out all troops next year. afghan president hamid karzai will meet with president obama at the white house on friday. >>> wedding bells will soon be ringing for same-sex couples at a historic church in washington, d.c. cathedral officials say the washington national cathedral will be among the first episcopal congregations to implement a new rite of marriage for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders. they will announce the new policy today. the cathedral has been used for presidential inaugural prayer services and state funerals for president reagan and president ford. >>> sciences that congress needs some pr help when your approval rating is lower than roaches. >> pathetic. the polls say the replacement rest of did a better job than congress. they were asked to compare their favorability with others. they are more popular than genghis kahn. >> what's wrong with nickelbacks? >> they can only go up from 9%. >>> time now 6:08. he is accused of trying to poison his girlfriend. >> so why will a san rafa
of state. all reflecting the values of barack obama and obama doctrine that a lot of people expected. >> you also wrote he probably regrets the afghan surge, but he can never say it because soldiers died. >> a lot of us -- the prospects for peace were always bleak. the ability to nation build in a country like that and to be able to raise the number of troops you would have to have in a country like that to be able to put that on the footing is exceedingly difficult. very difficult. there is no alternative economy to copy for a lot of farmers that are there that makes heroin and opium for heroin, that is a very difficult situation for the united states to be in. i think we are starting to see vice president biden's advice where he said they needed to drawdown and do more covert operations and a narrow policy. that's more what you are starting to see. president obama can never say politically that they regretted the surge. they handed off the security to afghanis, but there is note much change in afghanistan four years later. >> thank you very much for the first hour. coming up, the "
a standard set to meet with president obama later this week. the afghan leader this afternoon will be on capitol hill meeting with senator mcconnell and others. vice-president biden as at the white house today resuming his gun violence group. today they meet with representatives of victims' groups and gun safety organizations. eric holder expected to be there. the meetings getting under way at this hour. the representatives from the national rifle association, wal- mart and others will meet with the vice president on thursday. we will take you live at noon for the state of the state. dan malloy for that live at noon. 11:15 chris christie in the state of the state from yesterday. this morning, washington's journal everything you need to know about the flu. corn host: and as is the director of the national institute for allergy and diseases. beginning with "the houston chronicle." it is something that is happening across the country. why? what is going on? guest: you never know why with influenza. it is very unpredictable, except that we have flu season every year. what we're se
to about 400 according to a piece in "usa today." some other headlines, president obama meeting on friday with afghan president hamid karzai. and in the washington post says -- sticking with afghanistan, here's the washington post -- also in the washington post this morning, if full page of faces of the fallen in the afghanistan war. as of tuesday, the death toll of u.s. forces was 2001 hundred 65. -- 2,165. and this on syria, fears over whereabouts of siri's uranium stockpile. that's the headline on this attrition in syria. and we also told you at the top about the benghazi attack on september 11, 2012. senators seeking one formation. hillary clinton will testify, likely to testify on january 22 before the senate foreign relations committee. look for coverage of that. and the washington times reported that lindsey graham had said if he does not get more answers from on what happened in benghazi, he will hold up the nomination of john brenan to become the next cia director. more headlines as we go along this morning. but back to our question, amanda terkel vaccine for health care professi
. the u.s. does not want its soldiers being prosecuted by an afghan accords for obvious reasons. this is a big sticking point. >> karzai would like that? >> yes. that is very much what he would like. and then there is the numbers. the obama administration [inaudible] the final number will be 8000 to 10,000. >> the white house did not rule out the possibility that there will be no u.s. combat troops after the end of 2014. what difference to the future to those numbers make? >> most importantly it is psychological. if the u.s. pulls the plug on december 31, 2014, afghans are going to have a fairly collective [inaudible] a garantor against pakistan interfering with the country and also the taliban not coming back. that is a real concern when july 2011 was the drawdown date. >> what can 8000 troops do to stop that happening? >> a good question. i would find it hard to believe that the u.s. government would not leave some number of troops. think about the blood and treasure that has gone into this. it is not just the united states. it is the u.s. and nato policy for continuation of a
. president obama meets with afghan president hamid karzai on friday. >>> prosecutors are winding down their case in the preliminary hearing for accused aurora, colorado, movie theater shooter james holmes. on tuesday detectives testified holmes spent more than two months assembling the arsenal used in last july's shooting rampage that killed 12 people and wounded dozens more. witnesses described the booby trap system rigged in his apartment and said he showed bizarre behavior after his arrest, playing with paper bags placed on his hands to preserve gunpowder evidence as though they were puppets. the hearing will determine whether holmes will stand trial. his lawyers have said he is mentally ill. >>> washington's national cathedral will soon perform same-sex marriages. the cathedral's dean calls the move the next step for marriage equality. that new policy is being announced today. >>> governmentorecasters say last year was america's hottest year on record. for the entire year the average temperature was 55.3 degree, that's a full degree warmer than the old record setback in 1998. at t
. that is live at 10:00 eastern. afghan president hamid karzai will be in washington this week and will meet with president obama on friday. this morning on c-span 2, a conversation on the future of the afghanistan and live coverage begins at 10:00 eastern on the atlantic council. on c-span 3, a discussion of u.s.-mexico relations. coming up in 45 minutes, adam green of the progressive change campaign will talk about the new congress and the president's agenda and at 8:30 eastern,
in afghanistan scenario? >> reporter: hi, martha. all the obama administration will say is it is an option, a possibility, something they're looking at but clearly they're signaling to afghan president hamid karzai that the days of tens of thousands of u.s. troops in afghanistan, we have 66,000 there now, are coming to an end. >> the u.s. does not have, again, an inherent objective of x number of troops in afghanistan. we have an objective of making sure there is no safe haven for al qaeda within afghanistan and making sure that the afghan government has a security force that is sufficient again to insure the stability of the afghan government and the denial of that safe haven. >> reporter: sources tell fox that the white house is looking at troop levels below 10,000 by the end of 2014. just a year ago there was talk it would be more in the 10,000 to 30,000 troop range but that apparently has changed significantly. presidents obama and karzai will meet on friday to discuss this and other issues including the thorny issue for legal immunity for any u.s. troops that do remain behind. karzai
with weapons like hell fire and missiles. they first became a valued tool after the start of the afghan war in late 2001 and soon cia was able to deploy them without need for military backup. president obama inherited the program from his predecessor but greatly expanded it. today the white house addressed claims from countries like afghanistan and pakistan who say the strikes have killed several hundred innocent civilians. >> we endeavor to reduce civilian casualties as much as possible. and i think that the broader record here of success in taking the fight to al qaeda is one that has made the united states safer. >> there have been at least six u.s. drone strikes conducted already this year, shep. >> shepard: james, the president and john brennan say the drone program is illegal. >> yes. and they have erected all kinds of elaborate legal justifications for carrying out the strikes. the goal of all of that lawyering was to shield the u.s. from challenges under international law. but civil liberty advocates don't buy that drones are used decisions against combatants. >> the use of drones m
behind. not even in supporting roles. it's the first suggestion that president obama could opt for a full withdrawal as he did in iraq back in 2011. afghan president hamid karzai is scheduled to meet with president obama on friday at the white house. >>> and "the seattle times," boeing is investigating problems with its 787 dreamliner after back-to-back days of mishaps. jed one of the jets spilled about 40 gallons of fuel at logan airport. the day before an exploded battery sparked an electrical fire on board a different dre dreamliner plane also at logan airport. >>> the tsa has implemented a new program that selects passengers based on their behavior and allows them to use a special lane to get through screenings more rapidly. the system builds on the precheck program which allows passengers deemed low risk to go through security without taking off shoes, belts and jackets or removing liquids or laptops from their carry-on. >>> in "the new york times," the next call to the bull pen may most likely be from a cell phone. as part of a new sponsorship deal with t-mobile. stadiums will begin
by december 2014. the obama administration says it has no plans to keep troops there unless afghan president hamid karzai requests them to stick around. the news comes days before president obama is set to meet with mr. karzai. is lance armstrong about to come clean about doping? he's given a tell-all interview to oprah winfrey. he's always denied it. the oprah show airs january 17. >>gretchen: here's a big mystery. one day he was jumping for joy, the winner of a one million-dollar lottery prize. by the following month urooj khan was dead. now authorities believe his death was no accident, once classified as natural causes, cardiac, something or another. now it appears he was poisoned, a lethal dose of cyanide in his blood. did his winning lead to murder. they did not do an autopsy, 46 years old. why? >> i think it should have been done. a young person, 46, with no past history of any kind of illness, generally an autopsy would be done. they did draw blood and gave the body back to the family. the body is buried now and is going to be he can -- is going to be exhumed. the toxicologist didn't
pullout. afghan president hamm i had karzai and president obama meet friday in washington. >>> history made this year at the presidential inauguration. richard blanco will serve as the inauguration poet. he is the youngest and first latino. beyonce, kelly clarkson and james taylor will be musical guests. tune in to cnn for special coverage. live on the mall starting at 5:00 a.m. that day. january 22nd may be the day that hillary clinton testifies on the deadly attack in benghazi. she returned to work after being sidelined for weeks by illness. she is open to testify before she leaves her post. >>> hugo chavez' inauguration was scheduled to happen tomorrow, but treatment for cancer and a severe lung infection will keep him in cuba. does the constitutional lou the inauguration to be delayed? who is president in the meantime? an opposition leader is asking the high court if an inauguration later is even possible. >>> we could see all-time baseball greats shut out. barry bonds, roger sosa, and mike piazza and curt schilling on top of the list. "boston globe" dan shaughnessy called the ball
troops from the country. afghan lawmakers say complete pullout would be a disaster and civil war would follow. president obama will meet with them on friday. beyoncÉ will sing the national anthem at president obama's inauguration. others include kelly clarkson, james taylor. that is your fox news minute. back to you. cheryl: thank you very much. according to new estimates, in 2,131,000,000,000 new smart phones were shipped worldwide taken a total to $2 billion. dennis: in one company looking to profit big from this. at the consumer electronics show, shibani joshi joins us now. >> every gadget and gizmo under the sunny to mention is here, but it is the engine and the brainpower of these tablets and smartphone devices that are really stealing the stage this year. qualcomm, the keynote speaker this year showing it is really the brains behind the beauty that enable everything that we know and would love to put the flash devices. i had opportunity to talk to him about what that means for consumer technology and perhaps if there is an area that he doesn't want to weigh in. >> now computing
by the end of 2014. at this moment afghan president hamid karzai is in washington meeting with members of the senate foreign relations committee and he is set to meet with president obama on friday but here's the question. even if we say billions, by bringing our troops home, could the strategy backfire and end up costing more than it would save? joining me, peter brookes, senior fellow at the heritage foundation. peter, welcome to the show. i want to start with the meeting they're having today, what do you think about that? is it achieving anything? is it meant for optics as they say right now? is there something real about it? >> certainly capitol hill is one of the levers of influence in washington, right? i mean, karzai is in town to meet with the president. i think he is meeting with leon panetta tomorrow at the pentagon. he is looking for allies. he is looking to stake out his position on the future of afghanistan as we move towards some sort of troop withdrawal or lower levels of troop presence in afghanistan and he is laying, he is laying out markers right now before he meets w
with former ambassadors and policy leaders on the future of afghanistan. afghan president hamid karzai is in washington for meetings with president obama. >> involved in people in the audience are involved and we followed up on that work continuously over the last several years. this is the latest installment if you will. we all know that we are at an infection point of afghanistan. a lot of important decisions coming. president karzai is here to meet with president obama. that meeting will take place friday. and shake the contours of that meeting. we have ambassador james dobbins, former ambassador of afghanistan among many others, and we have ambassador riaz mohammed khan of among other posts was a foreign minister and also investor in china. we have ambassador said jawad, ambassador of afghanistan to the united states all of whom have been intimately involved with respect to issues regarding afghanistan, regarding the region. we called the event back to the future. some people have spoken to me before about this and what do we really mean by that. we will let that emerge as the disc
. >>> "the washington post" says groups inside the obama administration are going to keep only a few troops. a total pullout could be reckless and could cause afghan security forces to crumble. on tuesday the white house officials say they have not ruled out leaving no troops at all. >> the "new york daily news" says target will match the prices of amazon best buy, walmart and others all year round. this announcement comes after lackluster holiday shopping season. >> and "the wall street journal" remembers former mcdonald ceo fred turner the father of chicken mcnuggets. he died monday at 30 -- excuse me age 80. he got the idea of mcnuggets while talking with a chef in an elevator. >>> this white house photo may explain that conclusion. in all about 43% of mr. obama's appointees have been women but if you look behind the man in the blue shirt, valerie jarrett is in that pier andcture, she's a woman. george w. bush more than one third of his employees were female. >> there is a lot of pressure for the obama administration to add women. >> there's still time. >>>
in excess of 50,000 people, including contractors, because the afghan army has no air support, medical support, logistics, etc. celeries would run $4 billion a year. -- salaries would run $4 billion a year. who is going to pay them? the obama administration is not likely to cut and run. you see signs in the press to get down to a lower level. level of 6000 is around. if that was to take place, under the afghan security forces operate without the support in forms of air, logistics, and pay, especially when virtually every nato country wants to get out as quickly as possible? we could see a quicker decline in western presence in 2013, rather than 2014. >> would you like to discuss that first? >> this is a legitimate concern. in fact, our defense minister is in town today at the pentagon, discussing some of these issues. he has come with a detailed list of the enablers the afghan national army needs, including, as you mentioned, long-range artillery and intelligence- gathering capabilities. fixed-wing and rotary aircraft for transportation. we have been completely dependent for all of the
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